Hospitality and catering

Producing Pizzas

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

This course will enable you to gain in-depth knowledge of preparing, storing, serving and cooking various pizzas. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Identify utensils required to prepare and cook pizzas
  • State different types of ovens used for cooking pizzas
  • Summarise the storage requirements of pizza ingredients
  • Recognise the different types of flour and which is the best for making pizzas
  • Name the different types of yeast and their storage requirements
  • Understand how to make dough including kneading, proving, and knocking back
  • Recognise how to shape the dough ball and roll the pizza base
  • Identify the different types of pizza
  • Describe how to construct a pizza
  • Summarise what vegetable and meat toppings are commonly used on pizzas and how they are prepared
  • Understand safe cooking temperature requirements when making pizzas
  • State how to serve pizzas correctly
  • Describe pizza counters, buffets and takeaway serving requirements